Wilson Pits Nature Reserve, Rushden

Following our great day out yesterday at Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve we headed to the opposite end of the trail which starts at Rushden…

Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve

With the slight easing of lockdown a week ago I finally plucked up the courage to get the boys out of the house. The courage…

Recommended Books

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Gruffalo
Horrid Henry
Starting To Write (Wipe Clean)
Lift The Flap Biology
Sam’s Sandwhich
Unicorns Puzzle Pad
You Choose
Oi Duck Billed Platypus!
My First Reading Library
Dinosaur Munch!
Just Like Jasper
Noisy Bottoms
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Flat Stanley Book
Little Board Books Collection
Oi Frog!
Lift and Look Jungle
Dear Zoo
What Is Poo?
My Reading Library Classics
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Zoo Magic Painting Book
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs
Super Bug Encyclopedia
My Reading Library Fables
Phonics Readers
Fox On A Box
That’s Not My Narwhal…

Toucanbox Code And Review

To get 50% off your first box follow this link and enter code: toucanshire About a month before we went into lockdown, I signed Flinn…

Sum Swamp Addition & Subtraction Game Review

Perfectly timed for lockdown Flinn was gifted a new board game – Sum Swamp Addition and Subtraction Game from Learning Resources. During the last week…

Best Board Games for Kids Voted By Mums

We are a good few weeks into being stuck at home with the kids and are all starting to feel a little crazy! It’s hard to think of ways to keep the kids entertained, especially if they are of different ages.

toucanBox Planet Poster & Snow Globe

Flinns first toucanBox arrived and we were both really excited to get stuck in and see what it was like. As it was his first…

Educational YouTube Channels

If your kids are anything like mine then they are going to want to spend this time off school stuck in front of a screen. Of course, they need to still be carrying on with their education but while we are all stuck at home…

Home Learning Resources For School Kids

Many kids are currently off School due to Coronavirus and it’s uncertain how long for. This means we are all now looking for ways to carry on their education at home (not just for them but for our own sanity too!).

Castle Ashby Deli

Castle Ashby Deli is located in Castle Ashby Rural Shopping Yard in yep, Castle Ashby! It is a small selection of shops selling items such as gifts and homewares, shoes and a beauty salon.

Bliss Lane Farm, Flore

Bliss Lane Farm and Tearooms are located in Flore, near Daventry. It is a small farm, you don’t need any longer than 45  minutes to an hour. It is not well signposted from the main road.


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